black rot

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a fungous disease causing darkening and decay of the leaves of fruits and vegetables

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The show's producer Jeremy Dixon said: "There is this disease known as the Black Rot and everyone is talking about it.
A: Black rot is a fungus disease that affects grapes (along with powdery and downy mildew).
There are also reports of the use of Bacillus subtilis in the control of foliar diseases such as Black rot in tea.
Bhardwaj and his colleagues demonstrated that 27 to 35 percent of peanut plants grown on soil treated with rapeseed meal had symptoms of black rot, a common fungal disease, compared to 50 percent of plants grown in untreated soil.
One of the fruit-rot problems targeted for research is black rot caused by the fungus Allantophomopsis lycopodina.